Dr. George Shan is an Associate Professor in the Accounting and Finance Discipline of the Business School at The University of Western Australia. He holds Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Applied Finance, Master of Commerce (Accounting) and completed his PhD in Accounting and Corporate Governance. George is CA (Australia), CPA (Australia) and CMA (Australia), and has taught at several other Universities including University of South Australia, University of Ballarat, The University of Adelaide and University of Rome Tor Vergata in Financial Accounting, Management Accounting, Corporate Accounting, Accounting Concepts & Practices, Corporate Governance & Accountability, Investment Banking & Project Finance, Portfolio & Fund Management, and Financial Risk Analysis. He is a registered principal supervisor for PhD students, and his current research areas and interests include corporate governance and its related topics within accounting and finance (i.e., firm performance, bad debts control, accounting quality,earnings management, tunneling, related-party transactions, audit quality, risk management, and corporate diversification), state-owned enterprises reform, corporate social and environmental reporting, and carbon accounting.
Corporate Governance, audit quality, earnings management, carbon accounting and XBRL